765
765
Yun Gee
MAN HOLDING BABY
Estimate
2,400,0004,800,000
JUMP TO LOT
765
Yun Gee
MAN HOLDING BABY
Estimate
2,400,0004,800,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Modern Art

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Hong Kong

Yun Gee
1906 - 1963
MAN HOLDING BABY
The Oakland Museum, The William Benton Museum of Art, and Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition labels affixed to the reverse
signed in Pinyin and Chinese and dated 26
oil on paperboard
29.5 by 40.6 cm; 11 ⅝  by 16 in.
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Provenance

Estate of the artist
Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, New York
Private American Collection
Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 6 October 2014, Lot 5035
Acquired directly from the above by the present private Asian collector

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Le Niveau, L'Enfant dans la Peinture Moderne, 15 - 30 November 1937
Storrs, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 13 October - 18 November 1979
Greensboro, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 10 February - 9 March 1980
Oakland, The Oakland Museum, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 18 March - 27 April 1980
Brunswick, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 10 October - 23 November 1980
New York, Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, Yun Gee: early modernist paintings 1926-1932, 8 November - 10 December 1983

Literature

L'enfant dans la Peinture Moderne, Galerie Le Niveau, Paris, 1937, plate 9
Hildegard Cummings and Stephanie Terenzio, ed., The Paintings of Yun Gee, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1979, plate 18, p. 47
Joyce Brodsky, ed., Experiences of Passage: The Paintings of Yun Gee and Li-lan, Seatle, University of Washington Press, 2008, p. 52

Modern Art

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Hong Kong